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Panasonic-lumix-dmc-gf6.33850890
8.8 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
TYPE
Type
Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
Recording media
SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card (Compatible with UHS-I standard SDHC/SDXC memory cards)
Image sensor size
17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
IMAGE SENSOR
Type
Live MOS Sensor
Total pixels
16.68 Megapixels
Camera effective pixels
16.00 Megapixels
Color filter
Primary color filter
Dust reduction system
Supersonic wave filter
RECORDING SYSTEM
Recording file format
Still Image: JPEG(DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, / MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard) / Motion Image: AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2 ch) / / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
Image quality
RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard, / MPO+Fine, MPO+Standard (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
Color Space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Continuous recordable time (Motion images)
AVCHD : Approx. 140 min with H-FS1442A
Actual recordable time (Motion images)
AVCHD : Approx. 70 min with H-FS1442A
Still Image
[4:3] 4592x3448(L) / 3232x2424(M) / 2272x1704(S) / 1824x1368(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [3:2] 4592x3064(L) / 3232x2160(M) / 2272x1520(S) / 1824x1216(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [16:9] 4592x2584(L) / 3232x1824(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1824x1024(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) / [1:1] 3424x3424(L) / 2416x2416(M) / 1712x1712(S) / 1712x1712(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard)
Motion Image (MP4*1 : NTSC area)
[Full HD]1920×1080, 30fps (sensor output is 30p) / [HD]1280x720, 30fps (sensor output is 30p) / [VGA] 640x480, 30fps (sensor output is 30p)
Motion Image (AVCHD*1 : NTSC area)
[Full HD] 1920×1080, 60i (sensor output is 30p) / [HD] 1280 x 720, 60p (sensor output is 30p)
WiFi FUNCTION
WiFi
IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412MHz - 2462MHz (11ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode
NFC
ISO/IEC 18092(NFCIP-1) NFC-F
FOCUS
Type
Contrast AF system
Focus mode
AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF
AF mode
Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint
AF detective range
EV -3 - 18 (ISO100 equivalent)
AF assist lamp
YES
AF lock
Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF lock
Others
Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion image recording), Touch AF/AE Function, AF+MF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist,
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Light metering system
1728-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Light metering mode
Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
Metering range
EV 0 - 18 (F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent)
Exposure mode
Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual,
ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto / Intelligent ISO / 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 / 25600 (Extended) / (Changeable to 1/3 EV step)
Exposure compensation
1/3EV Step ±3EV
AE lock
Set the Fn button in custom menu to AE lock
AE bracket
3,5 frame, in 1/3 or 2/3 EV Step, ±4/3 EV
WHITE BALANCE
White balance
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2 / Color temperature setting
White balance adjustment
Blue/amber bias, Magenta/green bias
Color temperature setting
2500-10000K in 100K
White balance bracket
3 exposures in blue/ amber axis or in magenta/ green axis
SHUTTER
Type
Focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed
Still Images: 1/4000 ~ 60 / Motion image: 1/16000 ~ 1/30 (NTSC), 1/16000 ~ 1/25 (PAL)
Self timer
3 images after 10sec, / 2sec / 10sec
SCENE GUIDE
Still image
Clear Portrait / Silky Skin / Backlit Softness / Clear in Backlight / Relaxing Tone / Sweet Child's Face / Distinct Scenery / Bright Blue Sky / Romantic Sunset Glow / / Vivid Sunset Glow / Glistening Water / Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Glittering Illuminations / / Clear Night Portrait / Soft Image of a Flower / Appetizing Food / Cute Dessert / Freeze Animal Motion / Clear Sports Shot / Monochrome
Video
Clear Portrait / Silky Skin / Backlit Softness / Clear in Backlight / Relaxing Tone / Sweet Child's Face / Distinct Scenery / Bright Blue Sky / Romantic Sunset Glow / / Vivid Sunset Glow / Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Clear Night Portrait / Appetizing Food / Cute Dessert / / Freeze Animal Motion / Clear Sports Shot / Monochrome
BURST SHOOTING
Burst speed
SH: 20frames/sec, H: 4.2 frames/sec(with AFS), M: 3frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2.0 frames/sec (with Live View)
Number of recordable images
7 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed) / Unlimited consecutive shooting (when there are no RAW files) / (depending on memory card size, battery power, picture size, and compression)
BUILT-IN-FLASH
Type
TTL Built-in-Flash, GN6.3 equivalent (ISO 160 ・m), GN5.0 equivalent (ISO 100 ・m), Built-in Pop-up
Flash Mode
Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Synchronization speed
Less than 1/160 second
Flash synchronization
1st. Curtain Sync
LCD MONITOR
Monitor size
3.0inch / 3:2 Aspect / Wide-viewing angle
Pixels
1040K dots
Filed of view
Approx. 100%
Monitor adjustment
Brightness, Contrast and Saturation, Red tint, Blue tint
Type
TFT LCD with Touch panel, Tiltable monitor
LIVE VIEW
Digital zoom
2x, 4x
Extra Tele Conversion
Still image: Max.2x (When a picture size of S(4M), aspect ratio of 4:3 is selected. Magnification ratio depends on the recording pixels and aspect ratio.) / Motion image: 2.4x (FSH in AVCHD and FHD in MP4), 3.6x (SH in AVCHD and HD in MP4), 4.8x (VGA in MP4)
Other functions
Guide Lines (3 patterns) / Real-time Histogram
LEVEL GAUGE
Level Gauge
No
DIRECTION DETECTION FUNCTION
Direction Detection Function
Yes
Self Shot
Yes
CREATIVE CONTROL
Still image
Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy POP / / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect / Soft Focus / Fantasy / Star Filter / One Point Color / Sunshine
Video
Expressive / Retro / Old Days / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Toy POP / / Bleach Bypass / Miniature Effect / Fantasy / One Point Color
CREATIVE VIDEO MODE
Exposure Mode
Program AE/ Aperture-Priority / Sutter-Priority / Manual Exposure
PHOTO STYLE
Still image and Video
Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom
PLAYBACK
Playback mode
Normal playback, 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (16x Max.), Slideshow (duration & effect is selectable), / Playback Mode (Normal/Picture/Video/3D Play/Category/Favorite), Location Logging, Clear Retouch, Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Stop Motion Animation, / Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Favorite, Print set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit
IMAGE PROTECTION / ERASE
Protection
Single / Multi, Cancel
Erase
Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite
PRINT
Direct Print
PictBridge compatible(Print size, Layout, Date setting are selectable )
INTERFACE
USB
USB 2.0 High Speed Multi
HDMI
miniHDMI TypeC / Video: Auto / 1080i / 720p / 480p / Audio: Stereo
Audio video output
Monaural Type, NTSC/PAL, NTSC only for North America / *Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the products that are available in your market.
Microphone
Stereo, Wind-cut: Off / Auto / Flicker reduction / Microphone level adjustable: Lv1 / Lv2 / Lv3 / Lv4
Speaker
Monaural
LANGUAGE
OSD language
English, Spanish, Portuguese(English)
GENERAL
Battery 1
Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1025mAh) (Included) / Battery Charger
Dimensions (W x H x D)
111.2 x 64.8 x 38.4 mm / 4.378 x 2.551 x 1.512 inch (excluding protrusions)
Weight
Approx. 323g / 11.39 oz (SD card, Battery, Body) / Approx. 280g / 9.88 oz (Body only) / Approx. 432g / 15.24 oz (SD card, Battery, H-FS1442A lens included)
Operating temperature
0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F)
Operating humidity
10% RH to 80% RH
Battery life (CIPA standard)
Approx. 330 images with H-PS14042 / Approx. 340 images with H-FS1442A / Approx. 340 images with H-FS45150
Software  2
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2 AE / SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.1 SE / LoiLoScope (trial version) / USB Driver
Standard accessories
Body, LUMIX G VARIO 14-42 mm / F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS1442A), Lens Cap, Lens Hood, Battery Charger, Battery Pack, USB Connection Cable, Shoulder Strap, CD-ROM / • Body cap and lens rear cap are not included.
INTERCHANGEABLE LENS-1
Lens Name
LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S.
Lens Construction
9 elements in 8 groups (2 aspherical lenses)
Nano Surface Coating
-
Mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
Optical Image Stabilizer 3
Yes (MEGA O.I.S.)
Focal Length
f=14-42mm (35mm camera equivalent 28-84mm)
Aperture Type
7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
Maximum Aperture
F3.5(Wide) - F5.6(Tele)
Minimum Aperture
F22
Closest Focusing Distance
0.2m/0.66ft (at focal lenghts 14-20mm) / 0.3m/0.98ft (at focal lenghts 21-42mm)
Maximum magnification
Approx. 0.17x / 0.34x (35mm camera equivalent)
Diagonal Angle of View
75°(Wide) to 29°(TELE)
Filter Size
46mm / 1.8in
Max. Diameter
φ56mm / 2.2in
Overall Length
Approx. 49mm / 1.9in (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)
Weight [g]
Approx. 110g (excluding lens cap, lens rear cap, and Lens hood)
Weight [oz]
Approx. 3.88oz (excluding lens cap, lens rear cap, and Lens hood)
FUNCTION BUTTON
Fn1, Fn2, Fn3, Fn4
WiFi / Q.MENU / AF/AE LOCK / ONE PUSH AE / PREVIEW / PHOTO STYLE / ASPECT RATIO / PICTURE SIZE / QUALITY / FOCUS MODE/ / METERING MODE / HDR / FLASH MODE / FLASH ADJUST. / I.RESOLUTION / I.DYNAMIC / EX. TELE CONV. / DIGITAL ZOOM / STABILIZER / SENSITIVITY / / RESTORE TO DEFAULT / Motion Pic. Set / PICTURE MODE / HISTOGRAM / GUIDE LINE / STEP ZOOM / ZOOM SPEED /REC AREA
Further Specifications
NOTE
* Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class4" or higher / *2 Motion images can be recorded continuously for up to 29 min 59 sec in Europe and some Asian areas.
Release Date
First seen
9 April 2013